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Tina McElligott

‘A Royal Farewell’ Planned To Say Goodbye To Kilflynn Princess

February 12, 2018 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

BRAVE young teenager, Tina McElligott, from Kilflynn, has passed away after a battle with a rare illness. The 17-year-old suffered life threatening seizures as a result of Alpers syndrome and suffered a serious setback on Friday. She passed away peacefully yesterday at home  in the arms of her mom and […]

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Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

Two Events To Help Raise Funds For Tina’s Treatment

May 18, 2017 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO events in Tralee and Causeway will take place on Friday, May 26 to help pay for medical help a Kilflynn teenager needs abroad. The events are being organized by ‘Tina’s Army’ a collection of volunteers who have come together from all walks of life to raise money and awareness of Tina McElligott’s […]

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Fundraiser To Help Tina McElligott Get The Treatment She Needs

Fundraiser To Help Tina McElligott Get The Treatment She Needs

April 1, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING Children’s Disco will be held on the April 9, from 4pm to 6.30pm, at McHales Function room in Causeway, to help Tina McElligott. Sixteen-year-old Tina from Kilflynn suffers from Alpers, a degenerative neurological disorder that slowly diminishes a person’s quality of life because of the seizures and the […]

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WATCH: Teenager With Rare Disorder Tells How She Wants To “Be Normal Again”

WATCH: Teenager With Rare Disorder Tells How She Wants To “Be Normal Again”

March 9, 2017 at 1:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE story of a Kilflynn teenager who suffers from a degenerative disorder has been well documented in the local media over the past couple of weeks, but her family are reminding the public that they can help her get treatment. Sixteen-year-old Tina McElligott suffers from Alpers, a degenerative neurological disorder that slowly diminishes […]

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